Oct 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
tavis: good evening, i am tavis smiley. two debates down and to to go. unlike the first debate between obama and romney, the next two will deal with foreign policy, including an all foreign policy forum on october 22. tonight, we will preview the next two debates and look at the critical foreign-policy issues of our time with phyllis bennis at ththe new director of international projectsism. that is coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just tried to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed two million dollars to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp out color. -- we can stamp out hunger. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: phyllis bennis is the new director for the international ism project. she joined us tonight from new york. it is good to have you back on this program. >> great to be with you, tavi
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
not be the strongest padler, but she's more than capable. >> reporter: she created "smiley riley's beach bash," an annual event for kids with down syndrome and their families. it led special olympics to include surfing. >> she understands. she has the knowledge of being able to deal with a special needs athlete. and she also has the knowledge to understand what their limitations are and she can push them knowing full well she has a special needs child that she pushes too. >> reporter: reneau is working to get other states like california to hold competitions like this. if that happens the national special olympics told her the next step is for surfing to become a demonstration sport at a future summer games. >> how commitrd you to making this happen? >> i'm going to do whatever i'm able to do. not just kids with down syndrome but kids with autism and developmental delays. >> emily foster rode her wave back to her thrilled family. for cbs "this morning," mark strassman in cocoa beach, florida. >>> it remind me of the old line that what you can imagine you can do. >> you can do. yes. every tim
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
angeles, i am tavis smiley.